COMMERCIAL & BUSINESS ADVISING2020-07-29T12:08:35-05:00

Commercial & Business Advising

Riess LeMieux’s professionals have been advising and counseling business clients from all types of industries for more than 50 years.  The clients we advise on a regular basis include major oil companies, international gaming companies, regional and local construction firms, commercial and residential developers, interested parties in bankruptcy litigation, wealthy entrepreneurs, and more.

Helping Our Clients With Planning and Execution

Clients turn to us for legal guidance in a wide array of areas, some of which include:

  • Developing and advising business entities with a national, regional, or local presence
  • Providing legal and practical advice regarding formation of joint ventures, partnerships, LLCs, and other corporate enterprises
  • Structuring and preparing bids for the purchase of bankruptcy assets
  • Negotiating effective purchase agreements for the stock of ongoing businesses, asset sales, and commercial real estate
  • Forming effective partnerships related to new technology ventures
  • Creating appropriate franchise structures and financing
  • Drafting master service agreements and vendor agreements

Providing Business Advice

The vast majority of our clients have turned to us because they were referred by those familiar with our skills, both as advisors and as litigators.  And the vast majority of our clients stay with us, in large part, due to our dedication and responsiveness to our clients’ needs and goals. Much of our work involves intelligently and effectively representing our clients needs and goals in complex, multi-disciplinary legal matters often involving many parties, each with different interests.

Assisting in Complex Matters

Our attorneys can help you identify and understand the regulations, procedures and approvals required to set up and do business in diverse markets. We have the network, resources and ability to target the proper agencies, officials and local advisers to help you avoid roadblocks to effective establishment of your enterprise.  Please contact us today to find out how we can help you meet your goals.

Recent News

COVID-19 Vaccinations and Your Workplace Webinar

Thomas Henican, partner at Riess LeMieux, will cover legal issues implicated by the recent approval and use of COVID-19 vaccines, including: Equal Employment Opportunity guidance, the ADA, the Civil Rights Act and the Pregnancy Discrimination Act.  The discussion will include best practices for employers considering distribution of the vaccine directly (or through a third party) and/or requiring proof of vaccination to return to work, and will conclude with a discussion of Louisiana’s liability limiting COVID-19 statute as to employer vaccination programs and the proposed federal legislation.

Riess LeMieux Ranked in 2021 “Best Law Firms”

Riess LeMieux has been ranked in the 2021 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” regional lists. The firm has been ranked Tier 1 for Construction Law and Litigation and Tier 3 for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law. Firms included in the 2021 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. This announcement follows the news that four attorneys were recently selected to Best Lawyers 2021 publication.

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